Tuesday Aug 19
Benjamin Britten's War Requiem commemorates World War I dead
THERE could be no more fitting work to recognise the centenary of " the war to end wars " than this great pacifist statement by Benjamin Britten on the pity of global conflict.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Berkeley Daily Planet
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach at The Greek Theater
On Tuesday night, August 12, world-renowned artist Yo-Yo Ma played three of Johann Sebastian Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello at The Greek Theater.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Gerald Carpenter: Thomas Ade to Conduct Academy Festival Orchestra in All-Modern Finale
The dazzling young composer-pianist-conductor Thomas Ad will conduct the Music Academy of the West's Festival Orchestra in the closing concert of the 2014 Summer Festival, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Granada Theatre .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Choir unites Germany and UK in song
For much of the last 100 years getting these two countries to sing from the same hymn sheet has been something of a challenge.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
We will Remember Them
TO COMMEMORATE the declaration of war, there will be a performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem at St Osmond's Church in Evershot on Monday August 4, starting at 2.30pm.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Opera Review - Albert Herring' is a great catch at the Strand
Virtue is not its own reward - at least, not in Benjamin Britten's "Albert Herring," where the title character receives 25 pounds for leading a chaste life.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Jacob's Pillow: Mark Morris Dance Group Musician in the form of a dancer
The recent dances Mark Morris has brought to Jacob's Pillow reveal that he has outgrown his early reputation as the "bad boy of modern dance," and become a very good boy indeed.